SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress Americas -- AirFuel™ Alliance, the authority on wireless power technology and standards, is continuing to drive wireless charging adoption and market momentum with the launch of real-world, commercialized products and solutions in Asia and around the world. The Alliance is welcoming 6 new members to its ranks, including consumer electronics manufacturers Compal Electronics and TDK, and celebrating the launch of new AirFuel Resonant and RF-enabled wireless charging products and infrastructure installations along with organizational expansion in Asia.
In the past few months, AirFuel has added several new Alliance members from around the world including: Compal Electronics, TDK, STMicrolectronics, Halo Microelectronics, Gyeongbuk Technopark, and Nevro Corporation.
These new members have pledged their support for strengthening the open, wireless charging ecosystem AirFuel is creating, and will join in creating the technical specifications, product certification, and global interoperability needed to grow the wireless charging market.
Asia Expansion & Deployment
In addition to opening a new office in Shenzhen, China, AirFuel has been working with government organizations and private companies to create a broader wireless charging ecosystem throughout the Southeast Coast of China and Taiwan. There are currently tens of thousands of AirFuel infrastructure deployments worldwide, with many more expected in 2017 and 2018, especially throughout Asia. New projects include:
More New Products
Next-generation technologies like Resonant and RF offer distinct advantages when it comes to wireless charging -- chief among them is spatial freedom. Resonant and RF-based solutions allow multiple devices to be charged from one charging source, at longer distances from that source. This gives consumers – and businesses – a level of flexibility and mobility not possible until now.
Some examples of new AirFuel member products and solutions include:
"We're so excited to see the innovation and leadership coming from our members and our new friends in Taiwan and China. And this is only the beginning," said Ron Resnick, President, AirFuel Alliance.
About AirFuel Alliance
AirFuel Alliance is an association dedicated to building a global wireless charging ecosystem based on best in industry inductive, resonant and future wireless charging technology. AirFuel Alliance's mission is to bring a diverse base of interoperable products to the global market that deliver the best wireless charging experience for consumers. Further, the Alliance continues to address future, non-magnetic technologies including RF, ultrasound and lasers that deliver power at a distance.
The organization membership is made up of leading technology and consumer electronics companies, including board of directors companies Dell, Duracell, Energous, Gill Electronics, ON Semiconductor, Powermat Technologies, Qualcomm Inc., Samsung Electronics, Starbucks and WiTricity.
SOURCE AirFuel Alliance